This is Why You Have to Visit a Park on Friday

By Michael Huffstetler, CPRE | Posted on September 30, 2014

The first Friday in October will be Visit a Park Day! Visit a Park Day is organized by the YPN along with the NRPA to encourage people to visit a local, state, regional or national park.

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Don’t Waste Your Time With NRPA Congress

By Jason Genck | Posted on September 22, 2014

Jason Genck, General Operations Manager of the City of Westminster, Colorado and seasoned NRPA Congress attendee offers these 8 lessons on how not to waste your time at NRPA Congress.

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Natural Play: New Guidelines Mean New Opportunity for Parks and Recreation

By Richard J. Dolesh | Posted on September 11, 2014

Long-awaited national guidelines on the design, development and management of nature play areas were recently released. These guidelines will be invaluable to the park and recreation profession.

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Cell Phone Camera Tricks Pros Don’t Want You to Know

By John R. Johnson | Posted on September 9, 2014

In his Speed Session at NRPA's Annual Conference, John R. Johnson shared tips on using a cell phone for photography – a beneficial skill for park and rec professionals working to raise awareness of programs through communications.

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